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Tag Archives: U.S. House Roll Call Votes

Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (November 15th-19th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Build Back Better Act and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees, including Chuck Sams, the first Native American to lead the National Park Service.
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House of Representatives approves historic Build Back Better Act, sending it to the Senate

Excerpt: At 6:44 AM Pacific on November 19th, 2021, by a vote of 220-213, the House adopted H.R. 5376, known as the Build Back Better Act, after Biden's campaign slogan, with all but one Democrat in favor and all Republicans opposed.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (November 1st-5th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Protect Older Job Applicants Act and designations of land for several tribes and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees. The Senate also considered the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, but it did not advance due to Republican opposition.
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Bipartisan infrastructure bill clears U.S. House of Representatives with bipartisan support

Excerpt: President Biden is expected to quickly sign it into law while Congress continues work on the remaining pieces of his Jobs and Families Plan, which have been merged into one piece of legislation that has become known as the Build Back Better framework.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 25th-29th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Improvement Act and PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act along with Senate confirmation of a dozen Biden executive and judicial nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 18th-22nd)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a motion to find Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress and Senate confirmation of several Biden executive and judicial nominees, including one for the federal bench in Washington State.
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Jaime Herrera Beutler votes to hold Steve Bannon in criminal contempt of Congress

Excerpt: Just nine Republicans were among the two hundred and twenty-nine representatives who voted to hold Bannon in contempt, and one of them was the Pacific Northwest's own Jaime Herrera Beutler.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (October 4th-8th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the Surface Transportation Extension Act, a Senate vote on raising the debt ceiling, and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 27th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate passage of Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act, a stopgap federal government funding bill, plus House passage of the Women's Health Protection Act and Senate confirmation of several Biden nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (September 20th-24th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of a continuing resolution to keep the federal government open as well as the 2021 version of the National Defense Authorization Act and Senate confirmation of several Biden judicial and executive nominees.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (August 23rd-27th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House approval of reconciliation rules for the American Jobs & Families Plan, along with passage of the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (July 26th-30th)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House and Senate passage of the Emergency Security Supplemental Appropriations Act to fund the Capitol Police, along with a key vote on infrastructure in the Senate and House passage of several crucial appropriations bills.
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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 17th-21st)

Excerpt: The week's major votes included House passage of the National Commission to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act and Senate nullification of another Trump regime rule that was hostile to workers.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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In seeking to block a commission to probe the attack on the U.S. Capitol, top Republicans in Congress remind us their work is never done

Excerpt: The leadership of Republicans in Congress, prompted by Donald Trump, spent Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 hanging out to dry those House Republicans who want a September 11th style commission to investigate the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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